NEET 2017: Tips for Board Exam Students

NEET 2017: Tips for Board Exam Students

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for Undergraduate students is scheduled for May 7, 2017.   This leaves a window of almost two months for CBSE board exam candidates.  While it is not a long duration, these last two months can prove to be make or break for NEET aspirants. Class 12 students who have registered for NEET exam must already know that NEET UG has restricted number of attempts to 3 only.  In such a scenario…

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Tips to Manage and Reduce Stress

Tips to Manage and Reduce Stress

We live in a world overrun by stress. The pace and complexity of modern life has greatly challenged our ability to live healthily and fully in the present moment. While stress is omnipresent in each of our lives to varying degrees, it has reached a point of grave concern and must be addressed and conquered in order to survive.  Between juggling work, family, and other commitments, you can become too stressed out and busy.  But…

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Power Nap: Should You or Should You Not?

Power Nap: Should You or Should You Not?

Sleeping is important not only for mental but for physical wellness too.  But the role that power nap plays in our well-being is something that is rarely taken into consideration.  Let us know why power nap is important and what all incredible benefits it provides. Sara Mednick, a sleep scientist and author of “Take a Nap! Change your life” says that without a mid-day power nap, an individual cannot perform at an optimum level throughout…

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IIT Madras, Queensland University of Technology to Undertake Joint Applied Research

IIT Madras, Queensland University of Technology to Undertake Joint Applied Research

A top Australian university has signed an agreement with IIT Madras to undertake joint applied research in information security, combustion and health technologies. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Indian Institute of Technology Madras have executed an agreement to undertake joint applied research that is highly relevant to the industry. Both institutions recognise that, globally, there is a paradigm shift in research focus and this initiative is a significant step towards meeting the new research…

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PG Scholarships for Women to Study in Australia

PG Scholarships for Women to Study in Australia

Applications are invited for Australia’s Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship. The Postgraduate Indian Women’s Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding postgraduate female students to study at Macquarie University. It has been designed to recognise academic excellence and provide financial assistance for female Indian students. The scholarship will be awarded progressively through the year to future applicants to the university based on academic merit. It is a partial scholarship for postgraduate studies. The…

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CBSE-Affiliated Pvt Schools to Post info on Books on their Websites

CBSE-Affiliated Pvt Schools to Post info on Books on their Websites

Schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education will soon be directed to put online a list of books they prescribe to their students, according to sources in India’s largest education board who say the move is aimed at bringing transparency and allowing people to flag objectionable textbook. The decision, which will be intimated to schools in a circular soon, comes after a book prescribed by a Delhi school asked fourth graders to suffocate…

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School Students Donate Money, Labour to Build Road and Toilets

School Students Donate Money, Labour to Build Road and Toilets

Students of an elite school in Assam’s Sonitpur district have undertaken an initiative to build a road, which is washed away every year during monsoons, as well as toilets for girls by raising money from their allowance. Last week, 850 students of Assam Valley School (AVS) at Balipara, about 200 km northeast of Guwahati, contributed Rs 3.5 lakh to pave a 90-metre road to Khelmati weekly market near Balipara and build toilets for girls from…

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Entrepreneurship Education to Get a Big Boost

Entrepreneurship Education to Get a Big Boost

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (SDE) and Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WOF) signed two Agreements for effectuating an earlier understanding of jointly developing and implementing Entrepreneurship and Skill Development initiatives in the country with the Pradhan Mantri YUVA Scheme being the first joint effort in this regard. The five-year Scheme is expected to witness setting up of more than 23,000 enterprises thus resulting into creation of more than 2.30 lakh direct and indirect jobs…

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Moon, Pluto Rated as Planets Under Newly Proposed Definition

Moon, Pluto Rated as Planets Under Newly Proposed Definition

To encourage exploration of more celestial bodies, a group of NASA scientists has proposed a new definition of planets, defining them as “round objects in space smaller than stars”. Under this definition, over 100 solar system objects including the Moon and Pluto would become planets. However, the definition needs to be accepted by the International Astronomical Union to become official. Source: Inshorts

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Govt to Set up Seven Research Parks at IITs, IISc for Startups

Govt to Set up Seven Research Parks at IITs, IISc for Startups

The government is planning to set up seven Research parks at IITs, IISc for startups to propel innovation. IIT Kharagpur already has a functional Park and the remaining will be created by Ministry of Human Resource Development at IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi and IISc Bangalore. IIT Gandhinagar’s Research park is being set up by DST. Source: Inshorts

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